Butterscotch Apple Sauce

1
Natalie Finck

By
@Natalie_Finck

I've also made this with bananas instead of apples, also added blueberries, walnuts, subbed the cinnamon for apple pie spice, etc... It's quite flexible. If you're using tart apples or want a sweeter sauce, just used packed brown sugar rather than lightly packed. You can really adjust to taste.

I forgot to add that this is good on just about anything. French toast, waffles, crepes, cake, ice cream. etc...

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 2
    apples, sliced thin
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    cold water (for dissolving cornstarch)
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch

How to Make Butterscotch Apple Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. melt butter in sauce pan over medium heat. Add apples and cook until softened (about 5 mins depending on how thick your apple slices are). Add hot water. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together (to ensure even distribution and keep cinnamon from clumping) and add to sauce pan. Stir frequently and allow to simmer and thicken a bit (about 5 mins).
  2. Mix cornstarch in cold water until dissolved. Stir into apple mixture. Sauce will get nice and thick very quickly. Remove from heat. Add pinch of salt and the vanilla.
  3. Serve warm (or cold, it's great that way too!)

Printable Recipe Card

About Butterscotch Apple Sauce

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Spring/Summer means it is time for fresh fruit, bathing suits, and hot weather. How do you cope with that? Super healthy and crazy delicious smoothies! Check out these healthy smoothie...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....